NxT - the Epicenter of Innovation



Experience the next phase of the food and beverage industry at NxT! Located in an exclusive area on the Nightclub & Bar Show expo floor, NxT (pronounced 'next') showcases the latest creations, trends and innovations.

With the addition of live music, interactive games and educational power talks, NxT magnifies the future of the bar and restaurant industry with original tastings and the ability to test new tools in a casual environment while networking with key colleagues and suppliers from around the world.

nxt showcases the coolest new products in a non-traditional environment:

  • Tastings - sample the latest in beverage creations that you can bring back to your bar (Non & Low Alcoholic, RTD Product, Canned Wines, Cannabis Infused & More)
  • Nosh - Hoodless equipment demos and food samples provided by the F&B Innovation Center
  • NxT Stage Power Talks - Take a seat at the NxT Stage and hear from game changers addressing real world challenges! Get inspired to grow your own empire and dive into areas you aren't familiar with.
  • Yard Games - Corn hole, beer pong, axe throwing! Test your skills with gaming units scattered throughout NxT during gaming hours.
  • CHILL Lounge - Open to VIP Pass holders and the celebrity hangout spot (FOMO alert!)

Catapult your bar sales and take home the next phase of the beverage industry

NxT 2020 Expo Hours
Open to all attendees! NxT is located in an exclusive area on the Nightclub & Bar Show Expo Floor
Tuesday 3/31 12:00pm* – 6:00pm
Wednesday 4/1 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Early Buying Hours: *VIP Pass holders get private access to the Expo Floor on Tuesday starting at 11:00am, an hour early before the expo hall officially opens, and exclusive access to the CHILL Lounge located inside NxT.

NxT Stage Schedule

Located in an exclusive area on the Nightclub & Bar Show Expo Floor

Nxt Nightclub & Bar Innovation

1pm-3pm live music
3pm-4pm power talks series
4pm-6pm live music

Nxt Nightclub & Bar Innovation

11am-12pm power talk headliner
12pm-2pm live music
3pm-5pm power talks series

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